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Grumpy Old Man
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Not the party pooper

If you’re lucky sometimes a service you’re asked to do also turn out to be fun. This past weekend I had the opportunity to photograph a charity party/auction held at a local private home. The event ran…

Canola fields

Over the last few years I’ve been seeing more and more of these bright yellow fields growing on farms in central North Carolina and with a little research found the crop to be Canola (CANadian Oil – Low Acid) / Rapeseed.

Fun on a bad weather day at Lake Mattamuskeet, NC

These photos were made at Lake Mattamuskeet in the Mattamuskeet National Wildlife Refuge in eastern North Carolina (NC).

Ode to spring — as I see it

This collection of images will serve as my ode to spring this year. They were all made on the same day, this past Saturday, three of them beautiful flowers Bonnie is growing and the rest from a nearby park where Maggie and I did our daily walk.

Near, medium and far

It’s a fact when photographing I can get lost in the details of framing up-close or abstract compositions to the determent of the “larger” picture. I’ve found this trait in myself a little unexpected…

Different views to the last page of many a great story

Graveyards are interesting, peaceful and for me somehow reassuring — the last page of many a great story. Contemplating the markers, I wonder about the experiences of each of the represented lives and how they chose to spend the moments they had…

Gradually, then suddenly…

I imagine all towns and cities have one—that slightly eccentric, often misunderstood resident who doesn’t quite match society’s standard….

Eastern North Carolina weekend adventure

My wife, Bonnie, and I had the pleasure of spending this past weekend in eastern North Caroline with fellow blogger and photographer Tom Dills and his wife Kathy. A pleasant and relaxing adventure…